The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Georgetown University in Qatar to promote coordination and joint cooperation in various fields relating to social and economic research, strategic studies, scholarships, education, development and training.
The MoU was signed by Mr. Tareq Hussain Al-Khalaf, Director of Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s Human Resources department, Mr. Rodolph Boughaba, Associate Dean of Executive Education at Georgetown University in Qatar and the university’s Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Shaida Sonde.
The signing of the MoU comes within the framework of the Ministry’s efforts to form several partnerships in various sectors and industries, including the education and scientific research field in a bid to bolster national competencies and support community development.
The MoU aims to enhance coordination and cooperation between the two parties to provide the necessary support for the Ministry’s initiatives and projects and to benefit from the university’s educational programs, research and strategic studies.
Under the MoU, both parties agreed to strengthen cooperation in the fields of social science and economic research and strategic studies in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry. The two sides will cooperate in providing internships to GU-Q students, and will coordinate in the field of education and training of department employees and executive leaders of the Ministry.
The MoU also aims to facilitate the exchange of professional expertise and research in the fields of business administration, economics and international relations, and to pave the way for the organisation of joint specialised conferences, seminars and workshops, in addition to encouraging students to volunteer in the activities held by the Ministry to serve the community.
Source: Minister of Commerce and Industry